How to Counter Penis Politics:

What it’s like to work for Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio

By Karen Hinton/New York Daily News/Feb 24, 2021 at 5:00 am

I’ve worked for and with powerful men in and around politics my whole life. From Mississippi, where I grew up, to Washington and New York, I’ve been a woman in a field where power and ambition drive both sexes, but take on a particular dynamic for women working for men.

The recent spate of stories about Gov. Cuomo’s penchant for bullying isn’t about behavior that’s…

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Karen Hinton

Karen Hinton

I am the author of Penis Politics: A Memoir of Women, Men & Power. I also worked for several Democratic politicians as press secretary and in public relations.